This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Extension Lane County Office at Oregon State University. Extension Lane County Office at Oregon State University, seeks an enthusiastic and detail-oriented person with excellent communication skills to join its team. A person who work well in team environments and are community- and education-oriented are encouraged to apply. This position will be located in Eugene, Oregon.
The Lane County OSU Extension office provides practical, community-oriented educational programs and services to Lane County residents. Efforts focus on large and small-scale commercial agriculture, community horticulture, family forestland management, nutrition, food preservation and safety, and youth development. The office serves as a connection to OSU’s many resources for career and college preparedness, outdoor school resources, community development, campus and e-campus classes and degrees, and professional and continuing education. The Lane County OSU Extension Office has a vibrant, motivated and innovative team of faculty, staff and volunteers who work diligently to identify and address local educational needs.
This position leads support efforts for faculty programs, including financial data entry and reporting, preparation of printed and electronic course/class materials, marketing and promotional efforts, database management, and website content. The incumbent provides lead-work for other office staff, collectively responsible for excellent customer service and efficient support of faculty and volunteer efforts.
Oregon State University and the Division are committed to maintaining and enhancing a collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All employees of the Division are responsible for helping to ensure that these commitments are achieved.
In addition, this individual will coordinate the USDA NIFA's county civil rights review program and plans by informing other staff members of existing and new civil rights review requirements, materials, and practices. This individual will participate in civil rights review training sessions and subsequently train other county staff members as well as ensure that the county civil rights review files are current.
Two years of general clerical experience. One year of which included typing, word processing, or other experience generating documents; OR An Associate’s degree in Office Occupations or Office Technology; OR Graduation from a private school of business with a Certificate in Office Occupations or Office Technology and one year of general clerical experience. College courses in Office Occupations or Office Technology will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Two years of general clerical experience, one year of which included typing, word processing, or other experience generating documents; OR An Associate’s degree in Office Occupations or Office Technology; OR Graduation from a private school of business with a Certificate in Office Occupations or Office Technology and one year of general clerical experience.
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated high level of attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work as a collaborative member of a team.
Ability to work in an open office environment.
Demonstrated ability to use computers for word processing, data management, and communications.
Demonstrable ability to organize time and efforts in an efficient manner.
Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both spoken and written.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, ...natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.